Jun 13, 2021  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Applied Family Science (Ph.D.)

The School of Family Studies and Human Services  department participates in the Ph.D. degree program awarded from the College of Human Ecology  with a specialization in Applied Family Science. The PhD program in Applied Family Science provides students with the skills to teach, conduct research, and practice in the field. Graduates will be prepared to conduct high-impact research addressing issues and needs relevant to family and relationship health and well-being. Such research findings inform public policy, program development, and build the evidence base.  

Ph.D. Requirements

Requirements: A minimum of 90 credit hours is required. No more than 30 credit hours from a master’s degree may be applied.

Statistics and Research Methods:

Professional Development: Minimum 12 credits

Electives: 15 credits

These 15 credits of electives should be based on student’s professional goals and must be approved by the student’s supervisory committee.

Doctoral Research: 19 credits